Update 1.67 "Assault"

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Update 1.67 "Assault"(changelog) was introduced on 18 March 2017. The update is distinguished by introducing the Gun Stabilizers, engine exhaust flames, and a new Co-op PvE mode called "Assault".

New vehicles

Aircraft

United States

Germany

Russia

Great Britain

Japan

Ground forces

United States

Germany

Russia

Great Britain

Japan

Game changes

New Locations

Location updates

  • Eastern Europe - Exits from the main channel on the map have been added for amphibious tanks (demonstration).
  • The hill with windmills has been significantly reduced by comparison with the opposite part of the map (demonstration).
  • Berlin - Exits from the channel on the map have been added for amphibious tanks (demonstration).

Mechanics

Missions

  • Test drive has been added for Japanese ground vehicles.
  • In test drives against Soviet ground vehicles, the following models have been changed: IS-4 replaced by T-10 and T-95 replaced by IS-4.
  • In aircraft missions at a BR of 3.7-4.7, destroying a base now requires one less 1,000kg bomb.

Interface

  • Inventory button has been moved to the shop menu.
  • The “Events and tournaments” button has been removed from the menu tab, instead “tournaments” and “streams and recordings” have been added.

Flight Models changes

  • Ho 229 - reduced stability margin yaw, reduced changes to balancing and redundant pitch up at high speeds.
  • J7W1 - Revised weight balance and stabilization; made more pronounced, reduced the likelihood of falling into a tailspin in AB.
  • Yak (entire line) - adjusted the operation of the propeller at low speeds (M-105 engines), fixed the calculation of lift with full wing flaps extended.
  • Supermarine Spitfire (entire line) - Fixed calculation of lift on the wings.
  • Bf 109 (entire line) - reduced flap release speed according to the real aircraft (full turn of the wheel corresponds to about 5 degrees)
  • F9F-8 - Fixed a bug with heavy use of the ailerons at certain speeds.
  • Gloster Meteor Mk 4, Mk 8 - Fixed a bug with the description of the engines.
  • P-38 (entire line) - the maximum permissible speed specified for the release of the flaps has been increased in accordance with the flight manual.
  • MiG-3-15, MiG-3-34 - corrected the dynamic pressure of the engine at altitude. Improved fuselage stabilisation.
  • P-40E, G-50, MC.200, MC.202, Ki-10-II - the flight model has been updated in accordance with the current datasheet. The detailed specifications can be found in the datasheet section.
  • Do 335 (entire line) - reduced vibrations of the gun sight, refined thermodynamics and radiator control.
  • Typhoon (entire line) - Specified the geometrical data of the aircraft. Refined the aerodynamics of the aircraft. This included separate fuel tanks, primarily the spent main tanks progressing to the wing tanks. The amount of fuel loaded and weapons affect the alignment of the aircraft, Including the choice of mixture. Specified fuel consumption at different engine operating modes. Updated the thermodynamics of the aircraft. Added the ability to stay afloat for a short period during an emergency landing on water.
  • Typhoon Mk Ia - Added extended features such as a functioning cockpit canopy.
  • Tempest Mk V - Specified the geometrical data of the aircraft. Refined the aerodynamics of the aircraft. The auxiliary tank was updated and separate fuel tanks are now enabled. The amount of fuel loaded and weapons affect the alignment of the aircraft, Including the choice of mixture. Specified fuel consumption at different engine operating modes. Updated the thermodynamics of the aircraft. Added the ability to stay afloat for a short period during an emergency landing on water.
  • Tempest Mk II - Specified the geometrical data of the aircraft. Refined the aerodynamics of the aircraft. The auxiliary tank was updated and separate fuel tanks are now enabled. The amount of fuel loaded and weapons affect the alignment of the aircraft, Including the choice of mixture. Specified fuel consumption at different engine operating modes. Updated the thermodynamics of the aircraft, Including the ability to control the oil cooler. Added the ability to stay afloat for a short period during an emergency landing on water.
  • Sea Fury - Specified the geometrical data of the aircraft. Refined the aerodynamics of the aircraft. The auxiliary tank was updated and separate fuel tanks are now enabled. The amount of fuel loaded and weapons affect the alignment of the aircraft, Including the choice of mixture. Specified fuel consumption at different engine operating modes. Updated the thermodynamics of the aircraft, Including the ability to control the oil cooler. Added the ability to stay afloat for a short period during an emergency landing on water.
  • P-400, P-39 (entire line) - The amount of fuel and ammunition carried now has a more pronounced effect on the alignment of the aircraft. Acceleration improved (especially in a dive). Controllability at high speeds has been increased. Resistance is reduced at low speeds. Fixed a bug in which the firing of guns on the ground led to the aircraft overturning. Adjusted thermodynamics. Total control of the aircraft improved in all game modes.
  • Ki-84 (entire line) - the flight model has been updated in accordance with the current datasheet. The detailed specifications can be found in the datasheet section.
  • P-47 (entire line), Ki-83 - Fixed a bug which leads to a shortfall in engine power at altitudes above 6500 meters. Flight data has not changed and matches the datasheets.
  • Lincoln B Mk II - Has been initially configured according to the data sheet.
  • B-10B - Has been initially configured according to the data sheet.
  • Ki-67-1 (entire line) - Has been initially configured according to the data sheet.
  • DB-3 - Has been initially configured according to the data sheet.
  • A-26B - Has been initially configured according to the data sheet.

Economy and research

  • The ability to purchase winter camouflage for GE has been removed from following vehicles: Leopard A1A1, Pz.III B, RakJPz 2, RakJPz 2 HOT, 8,8 cm Flak 37 Sfl., LVT(A)(4) ZIS-2, M163, T20, M551, T29, M56, ASU-57, ASU-85, IT-1, КВ-122, Object 906, ZIS-43, Type-62, Т-62, ZSU-23-4. From now on, these camouflages can only be obtained by unlocking them.
  • British A-30 Challenger tank has been moved from the 4th to 3rd rank.

Sounds

  • Voice over for Japanese crews has been added.
  • Supercharger sound for KV-220 engine has been added.
  • New sound for the MG C30 L automatic cannon has been added.
  • New sound for Type 3 machine gun and new sound for M2 have been added
  • New sound for Type 92 machine gun (and Lewis) has been added.

.com reported bug fixes

  • Client crashes for some map areas have been fixed.
  • Bugs related to the animation of instruments in the F6F-5 cockpit have been fixed. (source).

.ru reported bug fixes

  • Non-destructible float on N1K1-Ja has been fixed.
  • Display of the side float on the N1K1-Ja after the wing has been destroyed has been fixed.
  • Replay of the sound playback of the vertical elevation of the M26 T99 has been fixed (source).
  • A bug related to the choice of voice-over for crew of different nations has been fixed. (source).
  • The flaps animation issue, where they were not releasing symmetrically, has been fixed. (source).
  • The absence of additional (researchable) weaponry for the Nakajima Kikka in X-Ray view has been fixed. (source).
  • Texture bugs on some aircraft and ground vehicles have been fixed. (source).

Other

  • Flame effects from the exhaust outlets for aircraft have been added.
  • Fixed a bug related to different armor penetration values ​​of HESH projectiles. The values ​​of armor-piercing for this type of projectiles have been revised.
  • Cromwell Mk I - detailed the commanders hatch and area around the machine gun.
  • Comet I / Comet Iron Duke IV - detailed the commanders hatch and area around the machine gun.
  • T92 - fixed the 7.62-mm machine gun model used from M73 to M37.
  • FV4004 - machine gun model has been changed from BESA to Browning.
  • M551 - Max speed value has been corrected from 40 km/h to 69 km/h.
  • Ammo racks for tanks at rank 5 are now more detailed (divided into a larger number of modules).
  • The “add-on armour” modification now increase the mass of the vehicle depending on the amount of elements.
  • Additional reward (decals) for regular log-in into the game has been added.

Aircraft model, damage model, characteristic and weaponry changes

  • The visual separation of wings now corresponds to the displayed model in X-ray mode.
  • With the destruction of aircraft components (EG separation of the wings, tail, etc.), the damage model now matches the visual model.
  • Updated float destruction models for hydroplanes.
  • Added fuselage destruction for all aircraft with fixed landing gear.
  • Fixed the suspension mounting gap for weapons on wing mounted pylons.
  • Fixed the influence of aileron deflection on the aerodynamic resistance of the aircraft.
  • Bomb trapeze has been added (Ju 87, SBD-3).
  • Fixed internal damage for aircraft collisions. Now, parts of the model are not damaged by weak and minor collisions.
  • Improved the behavior of the aircraft on the deck (fixed a bug that caused damage to propellers).
  • Clarified aerodynamic resistance for an open bomb bay.
  • Fixed the fuselage gap that released water from the PBY-5A.
  • Updated fight models for aircraft with aerodynamic asymmetry in AB. They are no longer leaning forward.
  • Updated mechanics for the damage model regarding aircraft control surfaces - added a probability factor so that now the separation takes place in a certain speed range.
  • General fixes in the behavior of various parts of the aircraft damage model, such as the separation of the wings and tail units.
  • P-39 (all models) - Updated armour in cockpit.
  • H8K2, H8K3 - 800kg HE bombs have been added.
  • J2M4 kai - Weaponry has been changed. Type 92 mod 1 - wing cannons have been replaced with Type 92 mod 2 cannons.
  • Pokryshkin’s P-39N-0 - Armour has been fixed.
  • The problem, where on some aircraft it wasn’t possible to create user camouflage has been fixed.
  • Wrong name of the Pe-2-31 in German localization has been fixed.
  • Wellington - A bug, where dropping torpedoes required the the bomb-bay to be opened has been fixed. Separate dropping of torpedoes has been added.
  • Hudson Mk V - The angles of elevation of the defense machine gun have been corrected.
  • Flaps, rudder and aileron DM has been corrected for all planes.
  • G5N1 - deflection angles for upper defensive turret have been corrected
  • A bug with modification “bullet proof glass” has been fixed on affected aircraft.
  • Typhoon Mk.Ib - Rocket weaponry has been added.
  • Type 91 mod2 and mod3 torpedoes setup according to USNTMTJ - Japanese Torpedoes and Tubes - Article 2 Aircraft Torpedoes. (source)
  • Wirraway - Information about defensive weaponry has been added.
  • Tu-2 - Additional bomb load has been added.
  • Do 17Z-2 - Defensive weaponry has been fixed.
  • Hampden TB Mk I, Hampden TB Mk.I UTK-1 - preset with bombs/torpedo has been deleted. Presets with 4x1000lb + 2x250lb and 6x250lb bombs have been added.
  • Spitfires (all models) - Errors with armour have been fixed.
  • Pe-2-31 - Localization in the German version has been fixed.
  • Ki-21-I hei - Deflection angles for upper defensive turret have been corrected.
  • A-20G-25 - Deflection angles for upper defensive turret have been corrected.
  • Ki-49-I - Information about defensive weaponry has been added.
  • DM on engine nacelle engines for all aircraft has been fixed when landing.
  • He 111H-6 - Defensive weaponry has been fixed.
  • H8K2, H8K3 - Deflection angles for upper defensive turret have been corrected. 800kg HE bombs have been added.
  • Pe-8 - A bug, where it was possible to shoot from stern turret by killed gunner has been fixed.
  • SB-2M - (all models) - Nasal defensive turret has been fixed.
  • Do 217E-4 - Information about defensive weaponry has been added.
  • Ju 88C-6 - Ammunition for defensive weaponry has been fixed.
  • Ki-45 otsu - 37mm canon modification has been added.
  • A bug, where by dropping bombs from pylons the message popped-up that the bomb-bay is closed has been fixed.
  • Ju 88 (all models) - Information about the defensive weaponry has been fixed.
  • Ar 234B-2 - Errors with armour have been fixed.
  • Added new aircraft rockets:
    • Soviet Union - RBS 82, RBS 132
    • Japan - Type 3 No.1 Mod.28 Mk.1, Type 5 No.1 Mod.9, Type 3 No.6 Mod.27 Mk.1, Type 5 No.6 Mod.9

Ground Vehicles model, damage model, characteristic and weaponry changes

Added Weapon Stabilization For the following vehicles:

  • Germany:
    • Leopard A1A1 (two-plane)
    • FlakPz Gepard (two-plane)
  • USSR:
    • PT-76B (two-plane)
    • Object 906. (two-plane)
    • T-10M (two-plane)
    • T-62 (two-plane)
    • ZSU-23-4 (two-plane)
  • USA:
    • M551 (two-plane)
    • M60A1 (two-plane)
    • M3 / M3A1 (single-plane, vertical)
    • M5A1 (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4 / M4A1 / M4A2 (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4A1 (76) W (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4A2 (76) W (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4A3 (76) W (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4A3E2 (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4A3E2 Cobra King (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4A3E2 (76) W (single-plane, vertical)
    • M24 (single-plane, vertical)
  • Great Britain:
    • Centurion Mk 3 (two-plane)
    • Centurion Mk 10 (two-plane)
    • Chieftain Mk 3 (two-plane)
    • Conqueror (two-plane)
    • Falcon (two-plane)
  • Japan:
    • STB-1 (two-plane)
    • Type 74 (two-plane)
    • M24 (single-plane, vertical)
    • M4A3 (76) W (single-plane, vertical)

Added emulation of the vertical stabilizer for tanks with guns, vertical guidance of which was made with the help of a shoulder stop:

  • Germany:
    • Pz.35 (t)
    • Pz.38 (t) Ausf. A
    • Pz.38 (t) Ausf. F
  • Great Britain:
    • A13 all model
    • Tetrarch Mk I
    • Valentine Mk I
    • Matilda Mk II
    • Crusader Mk II
  • Japan:
    • Ha-Go
    • Ha-Go Commander
    • Chi-Ha
    • Ch-Ha Kai
    • Chi-He
    • Ka-Mi
    • Ke-Ni

Smaller updates that came afterwards

22.03.2017

Changes in “Assault” Co-Op mode:

  • Performance (optimisation) during the new “Assault” missions has been improved.
  • Respawn in Assault mode is equal to 50% of repair cost in AB.
  • Shells/Ammunition will be free.

Other changes:

  • Buttons in the upper menu will now adapt to the selected resolution and font size.
  • The bug where wing detachment meant that the aircraft was able to reach high speed has been fixed.
  • Fw 190/Ta 152/Do 335 (all modifications) - The way in which the oil radiators work has been fixed (cooling effect is now more efficient).
  • Multiple balance edits have been made to the “Assault” missions, designed to increase the average session time at higher ranks.
  • Increased the score value required for a victory in “Domination” missions (aircraft). The changes affect those missions where the average mission time was too short (less than 10 minutes).
  • Heavy units have been added for the mission “Front Line: Foothills” in order to increase the average session time and bring the game time closer to other “Front Line” missions
  • Client stability has been improved.

23.03.2017

  • Fixed a bug with the Launcher, where in some instances the game would not start.

27.03.2017

  • A bug where the required vehicle limits were not working correctly in Enduring Confrontation mode has been fixed.
  • A visual bug when wing damage after the wing had been ripped off was displayed incorrectly has been fixed.
  • Client stability has been improved.

30.03.2017

  • A bug where a player who auto-joins (in the lobby) did not have a full interface (e.g. was unable to choose vehicle presets) has been fixed.
  • Incorrectly displayed HUD display on high resolution monitors has been fixed.
  • A rare bug where a battle could not be started from the lobby has been fixed.
  • A bug where torpedoes did not explode after hitting an obstacle has been corrected.
  • Changes in “Assault” Co-Op mode - Unlimited respawns, but after respawn, the slot with the vehicle will be blocked for 5 minutes on timer.
  • Client stability has been improved.

31.03.2017

  • [Ground Strike] - Grave Robbers' Cliffs - a bug where vehicles were moving across mountains has been fixed.
  • A bug in Naval Battles event when an aircraft in the vehicle preset required repairs after the end of the battle has been fixed.
  • M5A1 5th arm.div - unlockable camos have been added.
  • Cobra King - unlockable winter camo has been added.

04.04.2017

  • A bug in WinXP when a game was launched in a full screen mode instead of windowed mode has been fixed.
  • A bug when at 4k resolution damage model indicator icon was too small has been fixed.
  • Client stability has been improved.

06.04.2017

  • Client stability has been improved.

07.04.2017

  • Chi-Ri II - 3.7 cm Type 1 gun penetration value has been increased.
  • Ho-Ni III - fire rate has been increased from 10 to 11 shots per minute (accounting for 2 loaders).
  • Ho-Ro - Ammo fillers have been corrected. 15 cm Type 38 APHE - HE filler has been increased from 2.3 kgs to 2.6 kgs. 5 сm Type 92 HE filler has been increased from 5 kgs to 7.02 kgs. HE type has been changed from RDX/TNT to TNT. Source: 陸戦参考-第1号・陸戦兵器要目表 Ground Battle reference #1, Ground weapons Outline table by Tateyama Navy Artillery school Research department.
  • Chi-Ha - 5.7 cm Type 97 gun: Type 90 round muzzle velocity value has been increased from 300 m/s to 349 m/s. Source: 九七式5糎戦車砲仮制式制定の件 5.7 cm Type 97 Tank Cannon Temporary formula adopted report
  • FV4202 - stabilizer emulation has been fixed.
  • T20 - stabilizer has been added.
  • T14 - stabilizer has been added. Ammo load for the gun has been corrected from 104 to 72 rounds. Vertical guidance angle has been changed from +25 degrees to +24 degrees. Source: First Report on Assault Tank T14. Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Apr 15, 1944.
  • T29 - a bug where ammo rack that was located on compartment floor did not explode has been fixed.
  • T29/T34 - neutral steering has been added. Turret front armour has been decreased from 178 to 158.7 mm, Turret side armour has been increased from 127 mm to 158.7 mm Source: Record Of Army Ordnance Research and Development - HEAVY TANKS AND ASSAULT TANKS By Charles A. Wright, July 1945.
  • Caernarvon - material on the inner side of the mantlet has been changed from constructional steel to rolled homogenous armour
  • ASU-85 - A bug, where some ammunition stored in vehicle didn’t explode has been fixed.
  • Object 906 - Operation of the transmission has been refined. It is now possible to enable neutral steering. Number of forward and reverse gears is now 9. Values of the multiplicity on the gun sight have been changed: basic - 3.5, approximation - 7. Source: “Domestic armoured vehicles 1945-1965. Tank telescopic articulated sights TSh2, Tsh2A, Tsh2B. Service manual”.
  • Brummbar - A bug, where it was possible to pierce the driver optical area with a machine gun has been fixed.
  • T-34-747(r) - Fire rate has been increased to the level of the T-34 1942, from 9 shots per minute to 9.3 shots per minute.
  • FlakPz I Gepard - The negative angles of the vertical elevation have been increased from -5° to -10°. Source: WorldWide Equipment Guide Vol 2 Airspace and Air Defense Systems,Dec 2011,US Army TRADOC G-2. Janes Land Based Air Defense (v5, 92-93), pg 69, 70, 71, 72.
  • KV-2, ZiS-6 - The value of armour-piercing for the B-420 shell has been changed (increased) from 172 mm to 197 mm. Source: "Domestic armoured vehicles. XX century.” Volume 1. 1905 - 1941, A. Solyankin, M. Pavlov, I. Pavlov, I. Zheltov.
  • StuH 42 G - The value of armour-piercing for 10.5 cm Pzgr shell has been changed (increased) from 76 mm to 85 mm. Fire rate has been changed from 4.2 shots per minute to 6 shots per minute taking into account that the cumulative shells (main anti-tank shells in the nomenclature of shots) were unitary. Source: Documentation W-127. Waffen-Arsenal Band 176.
  • Sturmpanzer II, Brummbar - The initial speed of the J.Gr.Hl/A shell has been changed (increased) from 240 m/sec to 280 m/sec. Source: Datenblätter für Heeres-Waffen, -Fahrzeuge und -Gerät. Documentation W-127.

12.04.2017

  • A bug when the chassis of some aircraft was not displayed correctly in spectator mode has been fixed.
  • A bug when components of the wing (aileron, flaps) of some aircraft were still being displayed when the wing had been separated in spectator mode has been fixed.
  • A bug, where in the viewer mode the WEP of the aircraft was 0 has been fixed.
  • The display of the speed in the viewer mode has been fixed.
  • A bug, where in some cases the internal graphic card in notebooks were not identified by the game has been fixed (Source).
  • The bug, where the explosion effect was not displayed by setting the distance of an aircraft missile explosion, has been fixed (Source).
  • Smaller ai ships durability has been increased in air battle maps.

Flight Model Changes

  • J2M (all models) - Flight model has been updated. Speed values have been updated. Maneuverability and controllability have been improved, turn time has been reduced, balance has been corrected. Stalling has become more predictable, spin recovery has become easier, climb rate has been increased for J2M5. More details can be found in the data sheets.
  • А6М (all models) - Flight model has been updated. Propulsion system performance has been updated. Roll rate has been corrected/ A6M3 - roll rate has been increased to 120 degrees per second at 300 km/h speed, A6M5 maximum diving speed has been increased to 740 km/h. Max. Speed of the A6M5 models has been increased to 564 km/h, roll rate increased to 95 degrees per second at 300 km/h. More details can be found in the data sheets.
  • A7M (all models) - Flight model has been updated. Speed values have been updated. Maneuverability and controllability have been improved, turn time has been reduced, balance has been corrected. Stalling has become more predictable, spin recovery has become easier. More details can be found in the data sheets: А7М1 А7М2
  • A-20G, Boston Mk I, DB-7, Havoc Mk I - Flight models have been updated. Maneuverability and controllability have been improved, Speed values, balance, weight and aerodynamic characteristics have been corrected. Separate fuel tanks have been enabled. sheets: A-20G, Boston Mk I, DB-7, Havoc Mk I
  • MiG-9L - Wrong engine name in X-ray view has been fixed
  • F-84 - Wrong engine name in X-ray view has been fixed

13.04.2017

  • Client stability has been improved.

14.04.2017

  • Missions - Balance changes.
  • New section for decals “Nose art” has been added.
  • Client stability has been improved.

17.04.2017

Dear Players,

We introduced new economic changes to War Thunder for Realistic Battles, Simulator Ground Forces battles, and the Assault (PvE) modes.

  • Activity Awards in Aircraft and Ground Forces RB, as well as in Ground Forces SB, has increased by an average of 20% which leads to an increase in research points in these modes.
  • Recalculated repair costs and multipliers of award-winning units. Detailed changes shown in the table (see attachment).
  • Silver Lions rewards at Rank I in PvE mode have been increased by 15%.
  • Increased research rewards in PvE-mode:
    • by 75% at Rank I
    • by 70% on Rank II
    • by 30% on Rank III
    • by 20% on Rank IV
    • by 25% on Rank V
  • The cost of respawning in PvE mode has been increased by 30%

You can find the full list on the War Thunder official forum.

18.04.2017

  • A bug where occasionally an APHE round would either not penetrate or the resultant explosion caused little spalling effect has been fixed.
  • Client stability has been improved.

21.04.2017

  • Firefly F Mk I has been fixed according to data sheet, ammo load for Hispano Mk II cannon now 145 and 175 rounds for internal and external weaponry respectively. Ammo will be added to the X-ray view in one of the nearest updates.
  • AI Smaller sized vessels’ damage Model is now more detailed, previously there was a simplified DM and occasionally it was problematic to destroy these vessels with various ammo belts.

24.04.2017

  • WinXP windowed mode bug has been fixed.
  • GEAR, RPM, STAB parameters have been removed from spectator view.
  • Client stability has been improved.

26.04.2017

  • The number of shells in the ammunition stowage for the A12 Matilda has been changed, according to the data sheet.
  • Colour indication for friends nicknames and squad members in chat, including tabs for private chats, has been added. Active squad chat will also now be marked in green.
  • The Matilda MK-2 with F-96 cannon and The PV-2D Harpoon, special premium vehicles (Vehicles of War Thunder Chronicles), have been added.

28.04.2017

  • The Matilda MK-2 F-96 - the mass of the tank has been reduced from 31 tons to 28.5 tons thus tank mobility has been improved.
  • Parameters of aileron material on all aircraft types has been corrected. Previously, a large aircraft’s ailerons could not be damaged by high-calibre MG shots

02.05.2017

  • Some errors which occur with the 4k resolution have been fixed.
  • The possibility of adding the achievements needed to receive camouflages from the “Skins” tab to the favorites tab, has been added.
  • A bug where some user content was not working has been fixed.
  • Client stability has been improved.

04.05.2017

1st Patch

  • Client stability has been improved.

2nd Patch

  • PV-2D Harpoon - Corrected lower fuselage Browning .30 M2-AN machine guns. Changed to large-caliber Browning M2 .50 cal.
  • A33 Excelsior: BR has been reduced in all modes from 4.3 to 4.0.

06.05.2017

  • BM-13N. To allow easier targeting of weapon, a simulation of a hole being created under front wheel using adjustable tank suspension has been added. You can adjust the declination angle using the adjustable suspension buttons. For BM-13N, the adjustment is possible only on one axis and only at full stop.
  • Known error - after adjusting the setting of this option, it is possible to move the machine whilst it is engaged, this will be corrected in the nearest update.

11.05.2017

  • A bug where an aircraft in clouds would display glare and shadows as if in direct sunlight has been fixed.
  • Client stability has been improved.

18.05.2017

1st Patch

  • HTC Vive support has been restored.
  • A bug where some users didn’t have the option to change rocket explosion distance in menu has been fixed.
  • Client stability has been improved.

2nd Patch

  • Wing spar and fuel tank materials characteristics have been updated - they are now less resistant to kinetic ammo, previously specific aircraft’s wing spars could not be damaged by AP rounds (up to 20mm calibre)
  • Kinetic ammo (7.5-13 mm) energy loss over distance or when consequently penetrating aircraft construction has been reduced
  • Spalling effect mechanics for AP rounds have been updated, now more data is used for a more accurate calculation
  • Overheat parameters for high-calibre aircraft M5 cannons (75mm) - previously a gun could overheat after 2-3 shots.
  • Armour-piercing ammo belt for 37mm N-37D cannon has been updated - now it has only AP-I rounds
  • A.33 Excelsior - number of rounds have been increased from 35 to 64 according to David Fletcher, The Universal Tank. British Armour in the Second World War, Part 2.